http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/117256812431630.xml&coll=2 – Questions arise over incentive funds as special session gets underway.
http://www.al.com/news/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/news/117256773531630.xml&coll=2 – Both ETF and General Fund expected to grow in FY08.
http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1172571323204170.xml&coll=1 – Chair of Legislature’s Contract Review Committee warns agencies not to bypass committee by contracting with universities.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070227/NEWS/702270340/1001 – GOP threatens fight if changes are made to committee that oversees economic development expenditures.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/070227/afford.shtml – State Finance Director says increased revenue from oil and gas severance taxes will allow increased bonded indebtedness.
http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/070227/bills.shtml – North Alabama legislators complain that special session is rushed, assert that more time needed to review complex legislation.
http://www.annistonstar.com/opinion/2007/as-editorials-0227-editorial-7b26u2251.htm – The Anniston Star believes Democrats and Republicans can craft a better bipartisan budget than the one Bush has proposed.